sandalsSandals Resorts Keeps Anticipation High for Newest Luxury Included® Resort With Two Great Offers

 Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa, the much-anticipated addition to the Sandals Resorts International portfolio, is set to open its doors this coming December. For those looking to book a Luxury Included® Vacation to this new resort, Sandals Resorts is announcing two exclusive offers that will allow guests to save when visiting this exotic destination.
Guests who book a minimum seven-night stay in select room categories by September 26, 2013 will receive the first night free for travel through December 27, 2014. In addition, travelers to Grenada who book a minimum seven-night stay in select room categories now through September 26, 2013, for travel through December 27, 2014, will also receive a complimentary 50-minute couples massage per room at the resort’s signature Red Lane® Spa. Blackout dates and restrictions apply for both offers.

From cuisine, sports and fashion to arts and entertainment, Jamaica has a festival that will match a range of interests
The Jamaica Tourist Board has unveiled an assortment of festivals and celebrations designed for visitors to experience the diverse offerings of the destination during the summer. Visitors will sample authentic jerk and fresh seafood at culinary festivals and party until dawn at popular reggae concerts across island.

The following is a list of Jamaica’s sizzling summer events:

Makka Pro Surf Contest, Makka Beach, St. Thomas, Jamaica
July 19-21
This surfing event brings together regional and professional surfers. One of the largest events to be held in the eastern end of the island, the contest helps in the promotion of Jamaica as a surfing destination. The Makka Pro Surf Contest is part of the Caribbean Challenge Cup.                      

The U.S. Virgin Islands made major strides by strengthening the Territory's position as a premier wedding destination in the Caribbean. Following its successful hosting of a four-day Bridal Symposium in St. Thomas this week, the Department of Tourism reported renewed interest in the destination from travel sellers who used destination updates and promotions to drive weddings business to St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas.

"The weddings and honeymoon market is big business for us and has great growth potential," said Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty. The symposium showcased the diverse product of the islands while providing the opportunity for industry influencers to network with their local counterparts, she added.

Untitled-1One of the world's leading travel magazines confirmed that the southern town of Soufrière in St. Lucia is home to the top two resorts in the Caribbean. Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine reports that the super luxurious Jade Mountain resort and its elegant sister property, Anse Chastanet, are the number one and number two hotels in the Caribbean region respectively, and number 14 and 21 in the world.

The accolades were headlined with the release of the Travel+Leisure's World's Best Awards readers' survey which reveals which hotels deliver the most extraordinary experiences. For T+L's 18th annual poll, the magazine asked its discerning readers to cast their votes for the hotels, destinations, and companies which define the very best in travel.